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Hackthorn, Lincolnshire

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Hackthorn, Lincolnshire

Hackthorn is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 180. It is situated 7.5 miles north from Lincoln just east of the A15. The village dates back to Roman times. Its most prominent building is its hall, a large square brick house, built in the late 18th century in a landscaped park of around 100 acres .
DistrictWest Lindsey
Post townLincoln
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridSK9982
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population180 (2001)

Other names by which Hackthorn, Lincolnshire has been known in the past

Hackthorne ~ Agetorne ~ Hagetorne ~ Hagetorn ~ Hage ~ Hagtorne

Hackthorn, Lincolnshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Hackthorn, par., in co. and 7 miles NE. of Lincoln, 2890 ac., pop. 278; P.O., called Hackthorne; contains the seat of Hackthorn House.

Hackthorn, Lincolnshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

HACKTHORN (St. Michael), a parish, in the E. division of the wapentake of Aslacoe, parts of Lindsey, union and county of Lincoln, 8 miles (N. by E.) from Lincoln; containing 246 inhabitants. This parish, which is distant about a mile and a half from the Roman road between Lincoln and Barton-upon-Humber, comprises by measurement 2350 acres: stone of indifferent quality is found, and quarried for fences and out-buildings. Hackthorn Hall is a handsome mansion. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £4, and with the living of Cold Hanworth united; net income, £260; patron, R. Cracroft, Esq. The tithes of the parish were commuted for land in 1778; the glebe comprises 105 acres. The church was erected about the time of the Conquest, on the site of a more ancient structure; at the western entrance, and on the south, are handsome Norman arches.

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